Saturday March 03, 2018

Microsoft Donates PC to Ghanaian Teacher after Photo Goes Viral

Information and communications technology teachers in Ghana don’t have it easy: many do not even have a computer to teach software with and have to resort to using a chalkboard. Owura Kwadwo Hottish is one such teacher, who shared his experience online and was lucky enough to get the attention of Microsoft, who is providing him with some free hardware.

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Could you teach computer class without a computer? For Owura Kwadwo Hottish, 33, an information and communications technology teacher in Ghana, it's his only option. At the middle school where he works, there are no computers. So using colored chalk, he painstakingly draws a version of the computer screen onto the blackboard.

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